Showing posts from April, 2017

Oil Painting Demo at Albany Hill

Join me on Earth Day, April 22, 2017, at 2 PM for an hour-long demonstration of oil painting methods and materials. This will be quite informal and fun, out on Beautiful Albany Hill near to where I grew up.

I will also have a few books for sale: see the announcement on thew Heyday website.

In cooperation with Friends of Albany Hill, in the East Bay, California.


Are you curious about oil painting landscapes and nature? Come up to the top of Albany Hill on Earth Day for an hourlong demonstration of oil painting methods for painting beautiful local landscapes, by Laura Cunningham, artist and author of A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California.
Beginners welcome, this is a demo to show you the basic materials and starting methods for painting a landscape in oil colors outdoors, using traditional methods. For Earth Day we will also discuss environmentally-friendly and non-toxic materials for painting. You will see some of the techniques I used to paint many of the illustra…

My New Website

Visit my new website: Laura Cunningham Fine Art, at

FASO (Fine Art Studio Online) has put together a nice package for artists to show online galleries, portfolios, announce events, and communicate with viewers. I have had many requests over the years to buy my artwork, so I have put together this website where you may purchase original paintings and drawings. I will be selling prints too later this year. 
I will blog about art, natural history, and science on this website as well, and continue to blog here.
Check this website for upcoming events, book talks, and art workshops. 
And sign up there for my Newsletter!